Researchers in Canada have developed smart acoustic sensors that can pinpoint small leaks in water mains and can easily be retrofitted onto fire hydrants.
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Researchers in Germany have a developed a wafer thin e-skin wearable that detects the Earth’s magnetic fields and can be used to control devices or for navigation.
A startup uses robotic interiors to expand the living space, giving users more space to live, work and entertain.
A design company is using an app and an NFC button to combat fake products.
A new platform allows hosts to let short-term tenants into the property remotely.
Gyroscopes have a huge variety of uses, find out how they work in our latest Tech Explained.
Crowdsourced data from the community could make the streets safer for women.
A Chinese company has developed a device that uses WiFi signals to detect when someone has fallen.
This startup is beginning their drive for emission-free cities with their unusual form of revenue.
5G promises to make mobile connectivity vastly faster, so how does it work and what is the price to pay for increased convenience in the IoT network?
In an event of a fire a new smart device can help direct firefighters to those most in need of rescue.
How do haptics add a sense of touch to devices and virtual environments? Find out more in our latest Tech Explained feature.
Simple mechanical tools can turn many home appliances into smart devices.
Springwise takes a look at Singapore as a potential innovation hub of the future, with key examples of remarkable innovation from the city-state.
An affordable smart air vent is designed to replace airbricks in homes, using weather data to open or close for efficient heating without compromising air quality.
A Chinese company is developing an artificial moon which would be used to illuminate city streets and save energy.
An architecture firm have designed a modular concrete sidewalk tile with holes for redirecting rainwater to reduce flooding risks and raise climate change awareness.
Researchers have developed a way to identify footsteps with biometric scanning and artificial intelligence.
The first hydrogen-powered train turns hydrogen and oxygen into electricity to power speeds of up to 140 kilometres per hour.
A startup has developed a wireless charging device to allow drones to have unlimited flight time.
An overhead canopy can be shifted around by drones to change shape with changing weather conditions.
A startup has developed a way to create space by allowing the ceiling to be used for storage of furniture and possessions.